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Amaryllis

I love amaryllis. They brighten the grayest of winter days, and watching and waiting for the buds to open is a fun reminder that spring will be coming soon. For years, though, I avoided them. For most of my adult … Continue reading

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Captive

This is turning into a frantic week at Casa Renfield. After much debate and sticker shock, we are having our ancient metal windows replaced. They are original to the house. ¬†State of the art for 1950. ¬†And I do love … Continue reading

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By the Dawn’s Early Light . . .

The garden this morningCaptured the flaming sun in her arms, Held a red starburst tightly in her fist, And centered a spider of white on a puckered purple cross While an approving audience looked on.Happy 4th of July, from my … Continue reading

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Can You Deal With It?

  There’s a lovely story about the Buddha cutting off the sleeve of his garment rather than disturb a sleeping cat. I bet he never gave up his desk chair, though. With her teeth tucked away and her claws politely … Continue reading

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